Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease [NOOK Book]

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One of the best-selling medical textbooks of all time, Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease is the one book that nearly all medical students purchase, and is also widely used by physicians worldwide. A "who's who" of pathology experts delivers the most dependable, current, and complete coverage of today's essential pathology knowledge. At the same time, masterful editing and a practical organization make mastering every concept remarkably easy. The result remains the ...
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Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease

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Overview

One of the best-selling medical textbooks of all time, Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease is the one book that nearly all medical students purchase, and is also widely used by physicians worldwide. A "who's who" of pathology experts delivers the most dependable, current, and complete coverage of today's essential pathology knowledge. At the same time, masterful editing and a practical organization make mastering every concept remarkably easy. The result remains the ideal source for an optimal understanding of pathology.
  • Offers the most authoritative and comprehensive, yet readable coverage available in any pathology textbook, making it ideal for USMLE or specialty board preparation as well as for course work.
  • Delivers a state-of-the-art understanding of the pathologic basis of disease through completely updated coverage, including the latest cellular and molecular biology.
  • Demonstrates every concept visually with over 1,600 full-color photomicrographs and conceptual diagrams - many revised for even better quality.
  • Facilitates learning with an outstanding full-color, highly user-friendly design.
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Editorial Reviews

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"Remarkably up to date…Provides the reader with a current understanding of disease mechanisms and deserves a place on the shelf of any health care professional, irrespective of specialty or level of training." - JAMA, review of previous edition

"Praiseworthy for the breadth and depth of its content and its ability to remain up to date. It serves the needs not only of the beginning student, the pathologist in training, but all practitioners of medicine with intellectual curiosity." - Modern Pathology, review of previous edition

"Bound to retain its standing as the definitive source for learning, or relearning, the principles of the pathologic basis of disease." - Advances in Anatomic Pathology, review of previous edition

"This book is even shorter than before. That isreally impressive. I cannot but admire this book, which I keep re-reading since I enteredPathology in 1966. Wow,it shows that even a first classbook can be improved – hard to believe but true.It is very readable and even funny in some places. The text is nicely laid out and the book looks less bulky than the previous edition. The illustrations are excellent. Even though the book is definitely for the new generations, I am sure that it will be welcomed by senior pathologists trying to keep up with the times – I doubt that I am theonly old timer eager tore-read it." - Ivan Damjanov, MD, PhD, author of Pathology Secrets and Pathophysiology

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781437720150
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 6/10/2009
  • Series: Robbins Pathology
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 1464
  • Sales rank: 663,234
  • File size: 217 MB
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Table of Contents

General Pathology

1. Cellular Responses to Stress and Toxic Insults: Adaptation, Injury, and Death

2. Acute and Chronic Inflammation

3. Tissue Renewal, Repair, and Regeneration

4. Hemodynamic Disorders, Thromboembolic Disease, and Shock

5. Genetic Disorders

6. Diseases of the Immune System

7. Neoplasia

8. Infectious Diseases

9. Environmental and Nutritional Diseases

10. Diseases of Infancy and Childhood

Systemic Pathology: Diseases of Organ Systems

11. Blood Vessels

12. The Heart

13. Diseases of White Blood Cells, Lymph Nodes, Spleen, and Thymus

14. Red Blood Cell and Bleeding Disorders

15. The Lung

16. Head and Neck

17. The Gastrointestinal Tract

18. Liver and Biliary Tract

19. The Pancreas

20. The Kidney

21. The Lower Urinary Tract and Male Genital System

22. The Female Genital Tract

23. The Breast

24. The Endocrine System

25. The Skin

26. Bones, Joints, and Soft Tissue Tumors

27. Peripheral Nerve and Skeletal Muscle

28. The Central Nervous System

29. The Eye

Index
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 30, 2007

    I love this book!

    This is a great book if Medical Pathology is totally confusing you in your M2 year since lectures aren't clear all the time. The explanations are clear and easy to understand. It is a great reference text especially if your school does case based learning.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2010

    Pathologic Basis of Disease

    Excellent text for a basic understanding of clinical pathology

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